Two Ways to Extract Data from iPhone Backup

There is no denying that cloud computing has revolutionized the way data is stored around the globe. If you are an IOS user, then you can clearly appreciate the power of cloud computing with the services afforded to you by iCloud. In case you didn’t know, iCloud is Apple’s cloud storage facility that lets every iPhone and IOS user backup up to 5GB of data free of charge! iCloud allows you to backup virtually everything on your phone! Let’s just everything you backed up will be availed to you in a pinch, in the event that you lose vital data e. g business contacts, photos etc. In this article, we present to you two awesome ways to extract your iPhone backup without breaking a sweat!

Part 1: Extract your data from iCloud using

iCloud is just that great place to back up your documents, photos, videos, emails, calendars, Reminders, Safari data and Notes. One way to use iCloud is in setting up a new device or erasing data from your device. A new iPhone will automatically prompt you to recover data from backup. You will need to turn on Wi-Fi, then select Restore in iCloud Backup then sign into your iCloud account. Choose the backup to extract then wait for iCloud to restore your data. Your iPhone will then download your apps and you are good to go!

Part 2: Extract data from iPhone backup using Third Party Tool

You can also choose to go with a good third party software in extracting your iPhone backup from iCloud. One such software is iMyfone D-Back iPhone data recovery or iMyfone D-Back iPhone data recovery for Mac, a tool that is fast growing in popularity in the realm of IOS data backups and Recovery. The growth is by no means a fluke given that the tool has been crafted to offer sophisticated data management in IOS devices not to mention that it is very easy to use. It also supports lots of file types or rather everything important you need to you iPhone.  The other positive aspect of this software is that it has a powerful trial version that will surely convince you to make the full purchase. So, how do you it to extract your data from iCloud

Step 1: Download and Install the Software

You will need to first purchase and install the software on your PC/Mac. The software set up has two versions to cater for these two platforms. After downloading, you will have to install it and run it.  If you correctly followed the installation instructions, you will get this window.

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Step 2: Recover from iCloud or iTunes Backup

From the home user Interface, you will see four options to choose from Smart recovery, recover from iOS Device, Recover from iTunes Backup and Recover from iCloud Backup. Pick the mode you want.

Recover from iCloud or iTunes Backup

After that, you may need to select the file you want to recover from Backup, such as contacts, photos, messages etc.

select the file

Step 3: Scan & Preview

Click on Start and you will be prompted to log in to your iCloud or iTunes account. You will then see the backup files in your iCloud or iTunes. Choose the backup file you wish to recover and click Next.

Scan & Preview

Step 4: Preview and Recover

The last step in the process is the preview the files you would like to recover from a list of categories in the interface. You can select the ones you want recovered by simply checking the boxes next to them. Lastly, click on Recover and choose the path you wish to recover the files to and finish the process.

Preview and Extract data from iphone backup


It cannot get simpler than this! What are you waiting for? It’s time you started having a try of iMyfone D-Back iPhone data recovery or iMyfone D-Back iPhone data recovery for Mac. Never worry again about losing important data from you iPhone!

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